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These are all the posts that have been tagged with ice cream.

Cheshire Farm installs n-ice metal detector

 Ice cream producer Cheshire Farm continues to invest in its modern factory with the recent installation of a metal detector and conveyor system from Lock Inspection Systems. The business produces over 2,000 litres of ice cream per hour, in more than 30 different flavours and a range of tub sizes from 110ml to 5 litres.  […]

Senior appointments at Pecan Deluxe

Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) aggressive expansion strategy and drive for growth continues with a series of new appointments. The supplier of a wide range of inclusions – specialist items such as toffee, chocolate and cookie dough pieces for use in ice cream and bakery products – has appointed retail specialist Paul Randell to the position […]

Cargill grows in Brazil

 Cargill is expanding the cocoa pressing capacity of its Ilhéus plant in Brazil by 25% The investment is designed to help the plant keep up with rising consumer demand for chocolate and cocoa products. The expansion project is already underway and expected to be concluded in early 2014. Cargill is investing more than R$10 million […]

Kerry Ingredients acquires Orley Foods

Kerry Ingredients & Flavours has completed the acquisition of the Cape Town-based sweet ingredient solutions supplier Orley Foods for an undisclosed sum. Orley Foods is part of the Libstar Holdings Group and has a 50-year history of providing sweet ingredients for the confectionery, ice cream, beverage, cereal, dairy and bakery markets. The deal comes a […]

Salmonella detection method

Neogen Corporation has received a matrix extension for its Performance Tested Method Certification for its ANSR for Salmonella assay. In addition to the original claims, the following matrices are now included in the approval: soy flour, cocoa powder, peanut butter, almonds, dried pasteurised egg and ice cream. The ANSR system uses an innovative isothermal DNA […]

Palsgaard grows in Asia Pacific

Palsgaard is expecting to grow further in the Asia Pacific region. The company is on track to open a new factory in neighbouring Johor Bahru, Malaysia by mid-2013, and planning to produce emulsifiers and integrated blends to expand its market leadership to dairy, ice cream, margarine as well as in soya beverages over the next […]

Nestle strengthens global expertise in confectionery

Nestlé continues to strengthen its global research and development network with the inauguration of its newly extended Product Technology Centre (PTC) for confectionery in the UK. The company’s investment in its PTC in the city of York will enable it to accelerate confectionery product development for the UK and the rest of its worldwide business. […]

ADM and Wilmar establish Olenex CV

Archer Daniels Midland Company and Wilmar International intend to officially launch Olenex CV, a joint venture for the sale and marketing of refined vegetable oils and fats to the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, in mid-November 2012. Headquartered in Rolle, Switzerland, Olenex will offer an extensive range of high quality products, including standard refined […]

Inspiring ice cream

With ice cream sales in the UK topping the magical £1billion mark last year, a leading global inclusions supplier is helping fuel the growing demand for this still affordable treat by expanding its portfolio of innovative and delicious products. Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) has invested heavily to help ice cream manufacturers introduce new flavours that […]

Palsgaard Mexico uses solar power

18 September 2012 – The Mexican subsidiary of Palsgaard has installed a new photovoltaic solar panel system. The facility will produce enough electric power to cover 85% of the facility’s energy consumption. Miguel Hidalgo, managing director of the Mexican facility, says, “This will result in a positive impact by minimising external energy requirements and decrease […]

R&R ice cream saves energy

12 September 2012 – R&R Ice Cream, one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of ice cream products, has purchased its third Matrix side-feed collator/shrink wrapper from Linkx Systems. Matrix machines are the only compact collator/shrink wrappers that can achieve 30 shrink wrap cycles per minute – but also use significantly less energy than conventional machines. […]

A hard coating and soft centre

8 August 2012 – Summer is here, which means it is ice-cream season, and Wild’s new products bring even more enjoyment and variety to consumers’ freezers. As a soft filling in ice creams or as layers in ice cream desserts, these products can be used in many different ways. Wild has also developed new ice […]

Perfectly crispy cones

3 July 2012 – Ice cream cone manufacturers can now measure key textural parameters such as brittleness, toughness and crispiness. The Ice Cream Cone Support Rig from Stable Micro Systems reliably informs cone formulation and design, for optimum consumer acceptance and product success. A cone strength test measures the force required to cause breakage by […]

Nestle reaffirms Egyptian investment

30 May 2012 – Nestlé is celebrating over 100 years in Egypt by reaffirming a four year CHF151 million (€125.7m) investment plan in the country, creating jobs and enabling the company to better serve local consumers. The investment programme announced in 2011, focuses on the company’s existing factories and distribution centres, including a facility for […]